Eric Close is an actor, director, and writer. Recently he starred in the Amazon film LEGAL ACTION. He can also be seen in the war drama INDIVISIBLE. Eric is perhaps best known for his roles in the hit television series NASHVILLE and WITHOUT A TRACE which was nominated for a Golden Globe for best ensemble cast. He also starred in CHAOS and the hit series SUITS. Other credits include AMERICAN SNIPER, THE MAGNIFICENT SEVEN, NOW AND AGAIN, DARK SKIES, MCKENNA, and the Golden Globe-nominated mini-series TAKEN among many others. Behind the camera, Eric has directed episodes of NASHVILLE and WITHOUT A TRACE. Eric also recently directed his fifth movie for Hallmark Channel, SUGAR PLUM TWIST in addition to CHRISTMAS AT GRACELAND, WEDDING AT GRACELAND, HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS, and A CHRISTMAS LOVE STORY. Eric married Keri Moyers in 1995 and they have two daughters, Katie and Ella.
Pat Boone is a legend in his own time: movie star, gold–recording artist, bestselling author, Broadway show headliner, and television star. Pat has sold more than 45 million records, has 13 gold discs, 2 gold albums, and a platinum record. He’s had 18 top-ten songs and 38 top 40 songs. His “Love Letters in the Sand” was on the charts for 34 consecutive weeks! Pat grew up in Nashville, graduated from Columbia University in New York, and lived much of his life in Hollywood. His entertainment career began when he appeared on the Ted Mack Amateur Hour television show, winning three times, and landing a recording contract. He has appeared in 15 feature films including: APRIL LOVE, STATE FAIR, JOURNEY TO THE CENTER OF THE EARTH, BERNADINE and THE CROSS AND THE SWITCHBLADE. He has also written 15 books including “Twixt Twelve and Twenty" and "A New Song", each of which sold more than a million copies in hardcover and millions more in paperback. Pat and Shirley reared and guided their daughters, Cherry, Lindy, Debby, and Laury in the midst of Hollywood’s spotlight. Pat has 16 grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren. He's had 3 stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame since its inception.
Tanya Christiansen is a Tennessee native who began her acting career onstage doing local theater. Her passion turned into a profession once she graduated from the University of Tennessee. Her first on-air job was as a host for a home shopping channel selling everything from jewelry to exercise equipment to clothing. She then transitioned into the acting world where she continues her career in film and TV. Tanya resides in Florida with her husband and two children and travels wherever her job takes her. When not at home with family or on the road working, her hobbies include refinishing furniture and many outdoor activities, including running (she's run marathons in New York City and Paris), paddle boarding, and hiking.
Andrew Brodeur was born in Hollywood, Florida. His love of acting began with a high school performance of the musical “Chicago.” A fire was lit, and Andrew began taking classes at Actors Group with instructor Burgess Jenkins. Transitioning to film and television, he has appeared in the original Netflix films TALL GIRL and CHRISTMAS ON THE SQUARE, which stars Dolly Parton, Treat Williams, and Christine Baranski. Most recently, Andrew filmed BROTHERS, starring Josh Brolin, Peter Dinklage, and Glenn Close. He’s also appeared in an episode of “MacGyver,” in the television movie “A Taste Of Christmas,” and the anthology series, “Creep Show.”
Charmin Lee is an actor, director, and producer who has been working consistently in film and television since the late 1980s. She was first seen on THE NEW LEAVE IT TO BEAVER television series and the movie PARENTHOOD. She has since gone on to earn scores of acting credits, including recurring roles on DIAGNOSIS MURDER, FAMILY LAW, and GIRLFRIENDS. Additional movie roles include ALVIN AND THE CHIPMUNKS: THE ROAD CHIP and JUST MERCY. Charmin also directed, produced, and starred in BREAKTHROUGH.
Christian Gabriel Anderson has always been captivated by the arts; from a young age, he loved watching all sorts of shows and performances. As he grew up, Christian found that having an artistic outlet was the perfect way for him to express his thoughts, visions, and imaginations. He fell in love with filmmaking and hasn’t looked back as he pursues opportunities as an actor, film director, and writer.
Michael Sajbel is a feature film writer, producer, and director whose career has spanned more than three decades. Michael is perhaps best known for directing The Ultimate Gift, starring James Garner, Brian Dennehy and Abigail Breslin. He also directed One Night With The King, a faithful retelling of the Biblical story of Esther, starring Omar Sharif, John Rhys-Davies, Tiffany DuPont, John Noble and Peter O’Toole. Before directing THE MULLIGAN, Wraith was his most recent film (2018). Michael on more than 40 feature films and 400 television episodes. Born and raised in Wisconsin, Michael is married to Susan Allen, MD (Anesthesiology) and they have three children. He divides his time between Wisconsin and Hollywood and currently has several films in development.
With more than 35 years in the entertainment business as a musician, producer, director, and entrepreneur: Rick Eldridge makes projects happen. Whether sports programming, live production, animated series, or feature films, Rick has been involved in every facet of creative development and production management in the entertainment industry. He is a graduate of Brevard College with advanced studies at the University of North Carolina Charlotte and Full Sail School of Recording Arts. He serves on several charitable, civic, and college/university boards. In addition to THE MULLIGAN, his creative projects include: THE ULTIMATE GIFT (feature film trilogy); BOBBY JONES: STROKE OF GENIUS (feature film); HERMIE & FRIENDS (animated series); GIGI (animated series); RUNNING THE SAHARA (feature documentary); NEVER AGAIN (feature documentary); and WHEN WE LAST SPOKE (feature film).
For the latest news about THE MULLIGAN, be sure to register for email updates.